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The Helgeson/Platzke Real Estate Group

For immediate assistance please contact any team member of the Helgeson/Platzke Real Estate Team of Professionals. We are hear to help you!

"In over 31 years of real estate,
we have assembled the best support team in the business. Their job is to put us exactly where we belong — in touch with you. Our time is your time. If we haven’t called you first, you may always contact us at any of the numbers listed here."
952-974-3466 Direct
952-934-0287 Fax
11455 Viking Drive
Ste 200
Eden Prairie, MN 55344
Brace Helgeson
952-934-0287 - Fax
952-974-3466 - Office
Brace Helgeson, CRS, GRI, REALTOR®
With a track record of over 30 years as a mulit-million dollar producer, Brace Helgeson has become the name synomous with "SOLD" in Minnesota. With over half a billion dollars in sales, Brace's expertise speaks for itself. Staying on the leading edge of technology and always implementing the very latest in marketing tools, Brace delivers superior service, continually exceeding the needs of his buyers and sellers.

Your satisfaction is Brace's primary motivation. Happy, satisfied clients make the best referrals. Put Brace's years of experience to work for you.

Ryan Platzke
952-934-0287 - Fax
952-241-4366 - Office
Ryan Platzke, e-PRO, REALTOR®
You'll find Ryan at the top of the Real Estate marketplace with over 12 years experience as a multi-million dollar producer. He didn't get there by accident. He graduated at the top of his class with a Bachelor's Degree in Real Estate Sales and Marketing, and he has turned his attention to the always changing world wide web to meet the needs of buyers and sellers.

Ryan is a high energy individual who manages his time to give top notch customer service. He is always ready to go the extra mile to make sure clients have an exciting stress-free experience and in the end are completely satisfied.

Mary Jo
952-934-0287 - Fax
952-974-3467 - Office
Mary Jo "Josie" Patterson, REALTOR®

A consistent MplsStPaul Magazine Super Real Estate Agent, Josie is committed to her clients, getting their homes sold with impressive staging ideas and top-notch marketing. In addition, she works with many relocating buyers, helping them maneuver through long-distance moves. Josie does it with intelligence and finesse! A native of the western suburbs having grown up in Edina & long time resident of Eden Prairie, one of Josie's many strengths is her vast knowledge of the public and private school systems in the metro. She has a natural, but aggressive networking strategy. With it, she is often able to match buyers with their new home ahead of the rest of the market. That comes in handy whether you're moving across the globe, or across town. Josie is a seasoned real estate professional, a multi-million dollar producer and an expert negotiator who enjoys helping our clients close their most important transactions.

Barry Libengood
952-949-4785 - Office
Barry Libengood, REALTOR®
Barry has been helping buyers and sellers since 1984. He holds one of the best ‘SOLD’ before expired records in the business! He’s an experienced negotiator with your best interests in mind.  Barry has been a member of Coldwell Banker’s Diamond Society (Top 16% nationally) and has been a designated Realtor for over 27 years.  He is an expert that can help you through even the most challenging of times with your real estate needs.  Barry is also experienced in the luxury home leasing market providing yet another option for many sellers in this market.  Barry wants you walking out of the closing glad that you used his services! 


David Itman
952-974-3474 - Office
David Itman, REALTOR®

As a Professional Realtor with a focus on his clients' needs, David truly delivers
top-notch service. His well-rounded knowledge and experience consistently delivers successful real estate transactions. David's clients have noted his high level of communication, and the willingness to do what is necessary to ensure that their goals are met. With a Bachelor of Science in Housing Studies: Finance and Management from the U of MN and ten years in the housing industry, David works to understand his clients' specific needs and then formulates unique strategies to accomplish those goals.

Pat Pappas
612-578-1907 - Cell
Pat Pappas, e-PRO, REALTOR®, SFR

Pat is an effective professional who has been in real estate for over 10 years. She cares for and enjoys being a strong client advocate. Helping buyers and sellers in all stages of life, from first-time home buyers, to new construction, to those looking to downsize and move on to the next step. As you navigate the choppy waters of the current market, it is style and extensive sales
experience that makes the ultimate difference in bringing together a smooth real estate transaction. Pat earns your trust and will work diligently for you with knowledge and energy.


Cindy Ashley
952-934-0287 - Fax
952-974-3469 - Office
Cindy Ashley, REALTOR®
Cindy backs up Brace in negotiating sales and inspections. Licensed for 18 years, she will oversee your file to the closing table. And, she'll be on hand at your closing to make sure it goes smoothly. Cindy also works closely with the special needs of relocation clients. She is a committed professional dedicated to giving you outstanding service. Cindy has tremendous people skills, and boundless ability to head off potential problems.
Krista Eull
952-934-0287 - Fax
952-974-3463 - Office
Krista Eull
Marketing Coordinator

With her marketing saavy and attention to detail, Krista knows just how to give your home the attention it deserves, and put it in front of the perfect buyers. She also hosts Tuesday REALTOR® tours & designs feature sheets/brochures for your home. Krista is always working to build the better "marketing mousetrap" to make sure your buyer doesn't get away.
Tina Hagen
612-741-7705 - Cell
Tina Hagen, REALTOR®

Tina Hagen comes to real estate from the world of marketing, where she consistently outsold and outperformed. It is this drive and focus that she brings to her clients as the buy and sell their homes in an increasingly competitive market.Her work in marketing has given Tina the ability to quickly understand your needs as you buy or sell a home. She has sold print, online and radio adverting.  Her professional, relaxed attitude makes her easy to connect with, and her high-energy, passionate approach to real estate drives her to help you achieve your goals.When she’s not working, Tina enjoys spending time with her husband, Jeff, daughter, Ella, playing golf, motorcycling and skiing. She loves taking on new challenges. She lives in Chanhassen, Minnesota.

Katy Saufley
952-949-4734 - Office
Katy Saufley, REALTOR®

Katy is exceptionally skilled in the latest technology and is an effective buyer and seller representative, with an aptitude for timely communication and an ability to stay well-informed about today’s real estate trends. She is always friendly, professional and enthusiastic when it comes to your real estate transactions. A long time resident of the Twin Cities, Katy is very qualified to introduce her clients to new metro cities and neighborhoods, with emphasis on each and every park, school, shopping district, popular restaurant and commuter route available to them!




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